Pocahontas County

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach: Pocahontas County

There's a reason we do what we do in Iowa State University Extension and Outreach: We want a Strong Iowa. That's why we panter with Iowans and harness the reliable resources of our university for communities and farmers to thrive, for families and youth to be healthy, and to turn the world over to the next generation better than we found it. Because a Strong Iowa is what we all want.

County News

May 21, 2019

Pocahontas and Buena Vista counties are holding Delayed Planting workshops to help farmer’s understand their options with all this rain that we have had and very few crops planted. These workshops will take place on Friday, May 24th at 1:00 pm. at the Buena Vista Extension Office.  Topics covered will include effects crop variety, maturity, re-planting, questions related to crop insurance and FSA policies.

May 20, 2019

Join ISU Extension and Outreach Pocahontas and Humboldt County and Nicole Jonas of Red Granite Farm in a succulent planting workshop on June 24th at 6:00 p.m.  Nicole will be teaching about the proper succulent care and helping participants create their own planted succulent container.  

May 16, 2019

ISU Extension and Outreach Pocahontas County will be holding a Babysitting Clinic for 4th – 6th graders. The Babysitting Clinic will be held on Monday, June 24, 2019 from 9:00am – 2:00pm at the Pocahontas County Extension and Outreach Office (305 North Main St.). 

April 8, 2019

When dealing with flooding or other natural disasters, Iowans can turn to Iowa Concern for help. With a toll-free phone number, live chat capabilities and a website, Iowa Concern services are available 24 hours a day, seven days per week at no charge.

May 20, 2019

Emily Kummerfeld with DeKalb/Asgrow is pleased to partner with Buena Vista and Pocahontas Iowa State University Extension and Outreach and the Buena Vista and Pocahontas County Farm Bureau and the Buena Vista and Pocahontas County Soil and Water Conservation Districts and the USDA-NRCS to bring Women’s Agronomic Workshops to both Buena Vista and Pocahontas County ladies.  

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